squawk

Definitions:

  • To utter a harsh scream; screech.
  • To complain or protest noisily or peevishly.
  • To utter with or as if with a squawk.
  • A loud screech.
  • A noisy complaint.
  • To cry with a loud harsh voice; make a loud outcry, as a duck or other fowl when frightened.
  • A loud, harsh squeak or squall.
  • The American night-heron: same as <internalXref urlencoded="quawk">quawk</internalXref>.
  • To utter a shrill, abrupt scream; to squeak harshly.
  • the missel turush; -- so called from its note when alarmed.
  • Act of squawking; a harsh squeak.
  • The American night heron. See under <er>Night</er>.
  • the bimaculate duck (<spn>Anas glocitans</spn>). It has patches of reddish brown behind, and in front of, each eye.
  • A <xref>shrill</xref> <xref>noise</xref>, especially made by a <xref>voice</xref> or <xref>bird</xref>; a <xref>yell</xref>, <xref>scream</xref>, or <xref>call</xref>.
  • A four-digit transponder code used by aircraft for identification or transmission of emergency signals.
  • An issue or complaint related to aircraft maintenance.
  • The <xref>American night heron</xref>.
  • To make a squawking noise; to <xref>yell</xref>, <xref>scream</xref>, or call out <xref>shrilly</xref>.
  • To <xref>speak</xref> <xref>out</xref>; to <xref>protest</xref>.
  • To <xref>report</xref> an <xref>infraction</xref>; to <xref>rat</xref> on or <xref>tattle</xref>; to <xref>disclose</xref> a <xref>secret</xref>.
  • To set or transmit a four-digit transponder code. (Normally followed by the specific code in question.)
  • utter a harsh abrupt scream
  • informal terms for objecting
  • complain
  • the noise of squawking
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